Trent Moore

Trent Moore
Trent Moore's reviews only count toward the Tomatometer when published at the following Tomatometer-approved publication(s): Paste Magazine Syfy Wire
Publications: Paste Magazine, Syfy Wire

TV Reviews Only

T-Meter Title | Year
100% Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: Season 6 (TV, 2013) The fifth season of S.H.I.E.L.D. ended with what most fans agreed would make a fitting series finale, but ABC made the surprise decision to renew the show... Thankfully, there still looks to be plenty of story left to tell in the post-Coulson era. - Syfy Wire EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 6, 2019
No Score Yet The Flash: Season 5 - Legacy (TV Episode) The CW's Flash wrapped up an excellent season, putting an end date on some season-long arcs and setting the stage with some major twists for next year - including a key twist that ties into next season's Crisis on Infinite Earths crossover. - Syfy Wire EDIT
Read More | Posted May 29, 2019
100% DC's Legends of Tomorrow: Season 4 - Hey, World! (TV Episode) This is the kind of show where a minotaur plays the guitar, and I am there for it. - Syfy Wire EDIT
Read More | Posted May 22, 2019
80% DC's Legends of Tomorrow: Season 4 - Terms Of Service (TV Episode) The Legends have been dealing with all sorts of wackiness the past few weeks, and this one basically kept the action on the treadmill to set up the board for next week's season finale. - Syfy Wire EDIT
Read More | Posted May 22, 2019
71% Arrow: Season 7 - You Have Saved This City (TV Episode) It all feels a bit rushed and a bit too tidy. The season, and these stories, end simply because the season is over. - Syfy Wire EDIT
Read More | Posted May 7, 2019
86% Arrow: Season 7 - Living Proof (TV Episode) Most of Oliver's story follows him trying to blow a way out of the building, but it serves up a simple but effective metaphor of how Oliver is trying to face the problem at its core. - Syfy Wire EDIT
Read More | Posted May 14, 2019
78% Arrow: Season 7 - You Have Saved This City, yo! (TV Episode) It all feels a bit rushed and a bit too tidy. The season, and these stories, end simply because the season is over. - Syfy Wire EDIT
Read More | Posted May 14, 2019
50% The Flash: Season 5 - The Girl With The Red Lightning (TV Episode) After going rogue last week, Nora looks to be fully back in Team Flash and more trusted than ever. It'll be interesting what they do with Nora at season's end. - Syfy Wire EDIT
Read More | Posted May 8, 2019
100% DC's Legends of Tomorrow: Season 4 - Nip/Stuck (TV Episode) [The] cabin fever leads to a nice moment between Sara and Rory, which shows just how much they've changed and evolved since this show began. - Syfy Wire EDIT
Read More | Posted May 7, 2019
78% The Flash: Season 5 - Gone Rogue (TV Episode) They're either setting up a redemption arc for Future Thawne, or he's just back to his old tricks and trying to mess with the Allen family in a new and twisted way. Whatever it is, though -- I am so there for it. - Syfy Wire EDIT
Read More | Posted May 1, 2019
100% DC's Legends of Tomorrow: Season 4 - Egg MacGuffin (TV Episode) Anything is possible. Even evil, hell-spawned nipples. - Syfy Wire EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 30, 2019
50% Arrow: Season 7 - Confessions (TV Episode) This was an odd episode, with a message that's even a bit more odd once all is finally revealed. - Syfy Wire EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 30, 2019
60% The Flash: Season 5 - Snow Pack (TV Episode) This has made for one of the most emotional seasons yet, and that fight was the payoff that'd been building since fans found out Nora was working with Thawne. - Syfy Wire EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 24, 2019
100% DC's Legends of Tomorrow: Season 4 - The Eggplant, The Witch & The Wardrobe (TV Episode) The Legends tackled the season's Big Bad, as well as some long-brewing relationship drama, in a delightfully weird episode where shopping really is hell (or, to be more accurate, purgatory). - Syfy Wire EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 23, 2019
100% Arrow: Season 7 - Spartan (TV Episode) It's been a while since we got a Diggle family-focused story, and this made for a fun one. - Syfy Wire EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 23, 2019
91% The Flash: Season 5 - Godspeed (TV Episode) We had gleaned much of Nora's life story up to this point already, but seeing it play out gave her arc some much-needed humanity -- not to mention some surprisingly poignant tragedy. - Syfy Wire EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 17, 2019
100% DC's Legends of Tomorrow: Season 4 - Séance and Sensibility (TV Episode) Hank's funeral takes a few interesting twists when his ghost decides to send one final message for Nate - but the real story was the magical fugitive who happened to inspire the Kama Sutra. - Syfy Wire EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 16, 2019
75% Arrow: Season 7 - Lost Canary (TV Episode) After seeing the redemption story they've pushed for Laurel so hard the past season or two, it's frustrating to see her so immediately decide to fall back into old habits -- and it also felt forced to see her so quickly turn back to good, again. - Syfy Wire EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 16, 2019
100% DC's Legends of Tomorrow: Season 4 - The Getaway (TV Episode) It seems fairly clear this season hasn't gone exactly as planned, but regardless, it has made for some true emotional beats -- all wrapped in the zaniness fans have come to expect from the Legends of Tomorrow. - Syfy Wire EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 9, 2019
83% DC's Legends of Tomorrow: Season 4 - Lucha de Apuestas (TV Episode) This one took a deep dive into some ethical questions that tore apart the adorably great relationship between Sara and Ava, telling a story with some real emotional heft. - Syfy Wire EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 2, 2019
100% Late Night With Seth Meyers: Season 4 (TV, 2014) Late Night with Seth Meyers has become one of the best places for analysis of the day's news, thoughtful takes on the larger issues, and biting commentary that will leave you laughing and crying. Sometimes at the same time. Sorry, Trevor Noah. - Paste Magazine EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 28, 2019
88% Arrow: Season 7 - Inheritance (TV Episode) With the endgame in sight next season, Arrow is taking some interesting turns to try and give fans a peek at how this world will look once the series officially wraps up. Few have been as revealing as this week's episode. - Syfy Wire EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 26, 2019
83% The Flash: Season 5 - Time Bomb (TV Episode) Barry's disappointment in Nora is palpable...It's a brutal moment, but considering the questions in need of answering, hard to argue with Barry's decision. - Syfy Wire EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 20, 2019
100% Arrow: Season 7 - Star City 2040 (TV Episode) With the endgame in sight next season, Arrow is taking some interesting turns to try and give fans a peek at how this world will look once the series officially wraps up. Few have been as revealing as this week's episode. - Syfy Wire EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 19, 2019
67% The Flash: Season 5 - Failure is an Orphan (TV Episode) Just when it seems like the latest Big Bad was under wraps, things went sideways in about the most epic way possible. - Syfy Wire EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 13, 2019
63% Arrow: Season 7 - Training Day (TV Episode) Exactly how they'd integrate into a field where bad guys, you know, have rights and stuff? "Training Day" takes a stab at answering that question, and though it fell into some predictable storytelling, it was still a story worth telling. - Syfy Wire EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 12, 2019
100% The Flash: Season 5 - King Shark vs. Gorilla Grodd (TV Episode) Go ahead and pull out the checkbook, because this one was one heck of a fun budget-buster. - Syfy Wire EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 6, 2019
78% Arrow: Season 7 - Brothers & Sisters (TV Episode) It was certainly a shocking twist, if admittedly an odd way to end the story of someone who has lingered around for the better part of two seasons. - Syfy Wire EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 5, 2019
70% Arrow: Season 7 - Star City Slayer (TV Episode) Circled back to Oliver's time in prison to resolve a dangling plot thread, but the real shock came in the flash-forward story -- and that part of the season just got a whole lot more interesting. - Syfy Wire EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 15, 2019
83% The Flash: Season 5 - Cause and XS (TV Episode) It's become almost an annual tradition, and as usual, this season's time loop episode did not disappoint -- and also flipped the script by putting Nora in the driver's seat - Syfy Wire EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 13, 2019
92% The Flash: Season 5 - Goldfaced (TV Episode) Long story short, don't mess with the Chemist. - Syfy Wire EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 6, 2019
91% Arrow: Season 7 - Emerald Archer (TV Episode) We got a big concept approach, some major plot action, and the team-ups we hadn't realized we were missing so much this year. - Syfy Wire EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 5, 2019
100% 12 Monkeys: Season 4 (TV, 2015-2018) One of the best series on television has just wrapped one of the best finales of the year. As for time, well -- this four-season run has absolutely been time well spent. - Syfy Wire EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 31, 2019
100% The Flash: Season 5 - Memorabilia (TV Episode) Sure, this one was built largely around a gimmick - but there's nothing wrong with a gimmick if you actually do it right. Thankfully, Team Flash absolutely nailed it with this one. - Syfy Wire EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 30, 2019
100% Arrow: Season 7 - Past Sins (TV Episode) The latest episode of Arrow had a whole lot of moving parts -- and some worked better than others. That said, Oliver's story deftly paid off a plot point that had been years in the making. - Syfy Wire EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 29, 2019
85% The Flash: Season 5 - Seeing Red (TV Episode) The latest episode of The Flash really only served to reset the board and inch the plot slowly forward -- though Barry does finally come up with a new strategy for how to take down Cicada. - Syfy Wire EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 23, 2019
56% Arrow: Season 7 - My Name is Emiko Queen (TV Episode) A mixed bag... There's a lot of balls in the air here, and there needs to be some air tight explanations to make it all make sense. - Syfy Wire EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 22, 2019
92% The Flash: Season 5 - The Flash & The Furious (TV Episode) The midseason finale of The Flash dropped a bombshell at the end of 2018, and it didn't waste time diving back into it with the midseason premiere. - Syfy Wire EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 16, 2019
91% Timeless: The Miracle of Christmas (2018 Christmas Special) (TV, 2016-2018) The saga of the Time Team is now complete, with the final chapter a sweet, bittersweet, action-packed, slightly rushed, but ultimately fulfilling adventure. - Syfy Wire EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 26, 2018
93% Supergirl: Season 4 - Elseworlds, Part 3 (TV Episode) Yes, we got a Superman vs. Evil Superman face off, some great life lessons for our heroes, and a grand adventure to fix reality. - Syfy Wire EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 12, 2018
100% DC's Legends of Tomorrow: Season 4 - Legends of To-Meow-Meow (TV Episode) For a midseason finale, "Legends of To-Meow Meow" made for a thrilling romp that also brought Charlie and Constantine deeper into the fold. - Syfy Wire EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 11, 2018
100% Arrow: Season 7 - Elseworlds, Part 2 (TV Episode) We already knew the Arrowverse would finally be introducing Gotham City to Earth-1, but the execution did not disappoint. - Syfy Wire EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 11, 2018
100% The Flash: Season 5 - Elseworlds, Part 1 (TV Episode) It's a concept pulled wonderfully from the comic canon, and it's just as wild, ambitious and wonderfully fun as anything you'd find on the page. - Syfy Wire EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 10, 2018
93% The Flash: Season 5 - What's Past is Prologue (TV Episode) The editing team did a fantastic job of blending old footage with new scenes, and for the most part, it really felt like Barry and Nora were peeking in on these key moments from Flash lore. - Syfy Wire EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 5, 2018
100% DC's Legends of Tomorrow: Season 4 - Hell No, Dolly! (TV Episode) As usual, Legends of Tomorrow manages to tell a heartbreaking, emotional story juxtaposed with a bizarro insane adventure to tie it all together. You know, classic Legends. - Syfy Wire EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 4, 2018
100% Arrow: Season 7 - Unmasked (TV Episode) Though we followed Oliver's attempts to reclaim his life, the reveal of the New Green Arrow stole an excellent story's thunder. - Syfy Wire EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 4, 2018
93% The Flash: Season 5 - O Come, All Ye Thankful (TV Episode) Along with telling a compelling story about the burgeoning West-Allen family, we finally got a bit of backstory into what makes the meta serial killer Cicada tick. - Syfy Wire EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 28, 2018
100% DC's Legends of Tomorrow: Season 4 - Tender Is the Nate (TV Episode) Sure, it was all a bit breezy, but that's something this show does well. Just enjoy the ride. - Syfy Wire EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 27, 2018
100% Arrow: Season 7 - The Slabside Redemption (TV Episode) This week brought us no B-stories, and no flash forward saga -- and was all the better for it. The final story of Oliver's prison stay deserved all the focus, and it handled the pressure well. Easily one of the show's best episodes of the season. - Syfy Wire EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 27, 2018
75% The Flash: Season 5 - The Icicle Cometh (TV Episode) After being at odds most of the season, it really is great to see Iris and Nora bonding. - Syfy Wire EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 21, 2018